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Project Manager HUP
  • Job ID: 86579
  • Job Category: Quality/Performance Improvement
  • Specialty Area: Quality/Performance Improvement
  • Primary Shift: Day
  • Work Schedule: Full time day hours
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Address: 3400 Spruce St
  • Education Required: Per Position Description
  • Experience Required: Per Position Description
  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description:

The Process Improvement Project Manager (PIPM) is responsible for leading the planning and implementation of hospital-based improvement projects by applying his/her professional skills in defining the project scope, building project plans, leading project team goals and ensuring task completion and issue resolution.  Working with hospital executives, leadership, and staff at all levels of the organization; the incumbent meets the project’s strategic, operational, and financial goals while promoting a cooperative environment of open communication and mutual respect among all team members.  The PIPM must have a working knowledge of Performance Improvement methodologies, effective interpersonal skills, be able to establish good working relationships, collaborate with networks of employees at all levels in the organization, be able to foster cooperation in others, and be a creative problem-solver.  In addition, the PIPM must be able to deliver executive level presentations, effectively delegate work, hold others accountable for deliverables, and effectively communicate with key project stakeholders of project status and issues.

-Leadership re the project planning and discovery, including scoping and the development of the strategic, operational, and financial goals.

-Implementation/execution of hospital-based projects.

-Enabling a cooperative environment of open communication and mutual respect among all team members.
Delivery of executive level presentations

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare, Finance, Business Administration or Management Field is required.

At least 2 years of Project Management experience is required: To include, planning, leading teams, presentation to senior management, and working with cross-functional teams across multiple departments.

A preference for knowledge of medical terminology or working knowledge of medical terminology.

PMP and Lean Six Sigma Certifications both preferred but not required.

Additional Information:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.